India - Public spending on education

Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure)

Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure) in India was 10.50 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 12.72 in 1999, while its lowest value was 9.98 in 2009.

Definition: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1998 12.55
1999 12.72
2000 12.71
2003 10.74
2009 9.98
2010 10.50

Public spending on education, total (% of GDP)

Public spending on education, total (% of GDP) in India was 3.33 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 4.34 in 1999, while its lowest value was 2.83 in 1997.

Definition: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1997 2.83
1998 3.51
1999 4.34
2000 4.27
2003 3.56
2004 3.30
2005 3.13
2006 3.09
2009 3.21
2010 3.33

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Inputs